Kostas Kalfopoulos (1956) was born in Piraeus. He studied sociology, history and politics at Hamburg University (Germany). He has contributed for the daily and sunday newspaper “Kathimerini” (until 2018) in cultural issues and is sport correspondent of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. He also has published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche, ZEIT, Tagesspiegel. He lives and works mostly in Athens.